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bust on someone

bust on someone
 v. phr.— «Swist approached the officers and asked what they were doing. They told him they were investigating a case and Swist became argumentative. He asked why the cops were busting on him.…Swist then walked away and entered the house.» —“Police news” in Johnston Providence Journal (Rhode Island) Oct. 10, 2003. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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